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[UK, UK-Scotland] E-cigarette use 'can start children smoking for real by tempting them to try nicotine' claims new study

The St Andrews University study found almost three-quarters of adolescent e-cig users also smoked cigarettes . Scotland has the highest smoking rate in Britain - one in five of the population puff away despite health problems linked to the habit. E-ci
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:30

UCLA researchers find new evidence that e-cigarettes may harm your heart

researchers decided to see if two health indicators that promote heart disease in tobacco users were also prevalent in people who use e-cigarettes. The 42-person study, whose findings were published online Feb. 1 in the journal JAMA Cardiology, found tha
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
added Apr 9, 2017 19:27

[Florida] Former Lawyer's Widow Awarded $1M in Trial Against Philip Morris Over Fatal Cancer

A Florida State Court jury Thursday awarded $1 million to the widow of a lawyer and real estate developer after finding Philip Morris responsible for his coronary artery disease and fatal lung cancer. Sommers v. Philip Morris, 2008-CA-001464.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 8, 2017 21:58

[Colorado] JOONDEPH: THE EYES HAVE IT – Secondhand smoke and ‘settled science’

The dangers of secondhand smoke, recently reported in Slate, originated north of us in of all places, Helena, is important to keep an open scientific mind to “settled science.” Otherwise, society may be burdened by expensive and unnecessary ta
The Villager (Greenwood Village, CO)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:34

Smokers making a quit attempt using e-cigarettes with or without nicotine or prescription nicotine replacement therapy: Impact on cardiovascular function (ISME-NRT) - a study protocol [FREE FULL TEXT]

Participants will be assessed at baseline, 3 days following their self-determined “quit date”, at intervention end (3 months) and 6 months following their “quite date”. Findings are expected to give an indication of the cardiovascular effects of e-cigare
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 17:34

[Spain] Antonio Banderas Says No More Cigarettes After Heart Attack

"If there is something good that came from all of this, it is that I suddenly stopped smoking, without needing pills or anything like that. It's over!" the 56-year-old said in an interview with the Spanish daily Diario Sur at his home in the southern city
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 3, 2017 18:05

[UK] Heart risk is 13 times higher for women who smoke: Female smokers are at the highest risk of serious heart attack

Young female smokers are nearly 13 times more likely to suffer a serious heart attack than non-smokers, a new study has found. Women under 50 were at the highest risk compared to both non-smokers and male smokers of the same age, according to British res
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 22:08

GLANTZ: First evidence that e-cig use increases heart attacks, independent of the effect of smoking cigarettes

Using the National Health Interview Survey (NIHS), a large national survey done in the US, Nardos Temesgen and colleagues at George Washington University, found that the odds of a heart attack increased by 42% among people who used e-cigarettes. Thi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 31, 2017 02:02

[Australia] Smoking among bipolar sufferers a concern

The rate of smoking among Australians with bipolar disorder is unacceptably high and it's crucial they get help to quit, concerned psychiatrists say. Research shows nearly two-thirds (61 per cent) of people with the mood disorder, where people suffer fr
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:25

A cross sectional study reveals an association between electronic cigarette use and myocardial infarction

Our findings indicate that Electronic cigarette use, when adjusted for other risk factors, is associated with a 42 % increased odds of myocardial infarction. This increase in odds is consistent regardless of traditional cigarette smoking history. More st
George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and
added Mar 28, 2017 16:15
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